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‘Boiled Frog’ Game Continues as New Yorkers Face Jail Time for Skipping Measles Vaccine

On March 26, 2019, Rockland County, New York, executive Ed Day issued a state of emergency, barring children under the age of 18 who had not gotten a measles-containing MMR shot from entering public places, including schools, restaurants, churches, synagogues and public transportation.1,2,3 The ban was initially set to expire once the state of emergency… Read More »

Sweeteners: Time to rethink your choices?

When it comes to low-calorie sweeteners, you have a lot of choices. There’s the blue one, the pink one, the yellow one, or the green one. Whichever one you choose, know that scientists have probably studied it extensively. What they’ve found may surprise you. Artificial and other non-caloric sweeteners: The major players The marketers for… Read More »

Finally, An EHR That Goes From Time Killer To Time Saver

For years, electronic health record (EHR) software developers have touted the time-saving aspects of their products. What is happening in physicians’ offices and hospitals nationwide tells a very different story. After clinical  visits, physicians spend hours documenting and closing patient files. The EHR software has moved the process from paper to digital, but charting on… Read More »